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Applying for a Passport

The Des Moines County Recorder's Office accepts passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State. Our office can assist any U.S. citizen, who meets the passport application requirements, with obtaining a U.S. passport.

Our office is also able to take Passport Photos for new applicants or for renewals. The fee for the photos is $10.00. 

Passport applications are accepted:

Monday 10:00 - 4:00
Tuesday 8:00 - 11:00 & 12:00 - 4:00
Wednesday 11:30 - 4:00
Thursday 8:00 - 11:00 & 12:00 - 4:00
Friday 10:00 - 4:00

We encourage you to call the office at 319-753-8221 to make sure the passport agent is available.



Passport Fees


EFFECTIVE AS OF JULY 13, 2010 NEW PASSPORT FEES APPLY 

New Fees Document for Passports are available from the U.S. Department of State. These fees will be in effect as of January 2017.
Application fee and any additional service fees: Payment Methods



International Travel Requirements

A passport is an internationally recognized travel document that verifies the identity and nationality of the bearer. A valid U.S. passport is required to enter and leave most foreign countries.

All travelers, including U.S. citizens, to and from the Americas, the Caribbean and Bermuda are required to have a passport or other accepted document that establishes the bearer's identity and nationality to enter or re-enter the United States.



Further Information

Passport The links provided below contain information that will be useful to check before traveling abroad.
MORE ABOUT PASSPORTS


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    TRAVEL INOCULATIONS & MEDICATIONS


    VISA INFORMATION



    The travel.state.gov website is maintained by The Bureau of Consular Affairs a division of The U.S. Department of State.